Raunak Raheja & Nitin Sharma appointed as Directors of Category Management
New Delhi, August 12, 2015: ShopClues, India’s first and largest managed marketplace announces the appointment of Raunak Raheja and Nitin Sharma as the directors of Category Management. Both are highly experienced professionals in the realm of e-commerce and categories. While Raunak’s focus at ShopClues will be on scaling up the Wholesale marketplace initiative, Nitin will be helming the Electronics category.
Speaking on the recent hiring, Speaking on the recent hiring, ShopClues, Co-founder and Chief Business Officer, Radhika Aggarwal said, “At ShopClues, we are scaling up at a breakneck speed. Category management is a vital vertical for us during this phase of evolutionary growth. I’m pleased to welcome Raunak and Nitin on board at ShopClues. Both of them come with profound experience in e-commerce and category management and we look forward to their valuable contributions to our growth gradient.”
An alumnus of Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Nitin is a Telecom and IT Sales professional with over 12 years of extensive experience in Category Management, Programme Management, Retail Development, Channel Management, Key Account Management, Sales and Distribution Management and Sales Operations. He was previously the Country Category Manager of Ink Supplies for HP India Sales Pvt Ltd. Nitin has also been associated with other top businesses in the country including Nokia, Idea Cellular, Reliance Communications and Taj Group of Hotels.
Raunak is a highly proficient e-commerce and retail professional with over 9 years of work experience in Marketplace & e-Retailing models. He has diverse experience and has worked with leading e-commerce companies like eBay, HomeShop18 and Ibibio Web Pvt Ltd. An MBA from Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Raunak will be overseeing the key properties of ShopClues including the Neighborhood Store initiative and Cross Border Trade. Heading the wholesale marketplace initiative, he will also be planning the strategic roadmap for B2B channels and driving the refurbished products supply.
ShopClues is India’s first and the largest managed marketplace with more than 50 million monthly visitors on its website. Founded in July 2011 in Silicon Valley , with 1.9cr listed products and over 2,00,000 + merchants, ShopClues aims to provide the best online shopping experience to its customers – starting from the great selection, low price, ease of use, fast delivery, and ending with the best customer service you have ever experienced. ShopClues ships in over 25k cities across India and has thousands of online stores. The company is run by energetic team of
over 800 + people and is funded by leading institutional investors, is an Indian subsidiary of Clues Network Inc., a US Corporation and is based out of Gurgaon.